What would U.S. immigration policy look like if it favored prospective immigrants who seemed the most likely to enhance economic productivity and income growth? One approach to selecting such immigrants would rely on methods akin to those that organizations use in their hiring decisions.

Lawrence Brunner is an associate professor of economics at Central Michigan University.
Stephen M. Colarelli is a professor of psychology at Central Michigan University.
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